Media Contact: Al Cohen
(ATLANTA, February 22, 2021) – hihotels by Hospitality International, a recognized leader in franchising of conversion and new build hotels for economy lodging, is pleased to announce the winners of its 2020 awards. These winning properties rose above all the nominees in meeting and exceeding the company’s standards of operations last year.
“I would like to commend these five properties for winning the hihotels 2020 awards. Last year was a challenging time for us all, but their strength, dedication and hard work were truly inspiring and very worthy of these honors,” said hihotels President & CEO Chris Guimbellot.
President’s Award – Master Hosts Inn, Tiki Resort, Lake George, NY
Given to a franchisee who has been loyal to Hospitality International for many years, consistently demonstrated a willingness to accept positive change within the hotel industry, and received positive communication from their guests.
Gander Award – Red Carpet Inn, Blacksburg, VA
Given to a franchisee who embraces their local community in offering sponsorship for local events or teams, participates in charitable events, or embraces the needs of the local community.
New Property of the Year Award – Scottish Inns & Suites, Cotulla, TX
Given to a franchisee who immediately embraced the hihotels culture by actively participating in brand initiatives, and excelled at local marketing efforts while quickly and effectively informing the public of their new brand affiliation.
Brand Unity Award – Scottish Inns, Cresson, TX
Given to a franchisee who displays a sense of pride with hihotels brands and is instrumental in providing development leads and references for potential new franchisees.
Best Online Presence Award – Scottish Inns & Suites, Bay City, TX
Given to a franchisee who maximizes the property’s opportunity for success by offering rates and availability on
StayHiHotels.com, participates in OTA reservations, and promptly responds to reviews.
Vendor of the Year Award – Anand Systems Inc.
Given to a vendor that brings value to hihotels franchisees, is extremely responsive to the hoteliers’ needs, and has developed a strong relationship with the corporate team for the betterment of the brand.
Featuring five distinct brands – Red Carpet Inn, Scottish Inns, Master Hosts Inns, Downtowner Inns and Passport Inn – hihotels is attracting more and more hoteliers thanks to its unique franchising model that delivers customized support, advanced technology and overall value.
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About Hospitality International, Inc.
Hospitality International, Inc. has offered inexpensive franchising alternatives for hotel owners and developers since 1982. Our five distinct economy brands offer franchisees a choice of franchise opportunities to best suit their particular market, geographic area and personal business needs, while delivering customized support, advanced technology and overall value.